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Chapter 18: Transport and Communications: Past and Present

18.48: Airfield at Neepawa

The airfield 1 at Neepawa 2 is located about 1.5 miles (2.5 km) west of the town. It too has a triangular shape with three runways 3, the “east/west” one 4 being slightly skewed off the cardinal direction. Runways are 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometres) long. Terminal buildings 5 approached from Highway 16 6 are located to the southeast.

Note also

1)  East/west CP railway line 7 with a half-mile long (0.8 km) train on it 8; and

2)  North/south CN lines 9 that runs west of Neepawa

Figure 18.48: Airfield at Neepawa

Figure 18.48: Airfield at Neepawa

Figure 18.48

Vertical air photograph: A18622-110

Flight height: 9,500 feet a.s.l.; lens focal length: 6.0 inches

Scale: 1:16,700 (approx.)

Date: September 15, 1964

Location: Townships 14 and 15; Range 15WI

Map sheets: 1:250,000 62J Neepawa

                    1:50,000 62J/3 Neepawa